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Comcast and to acquire Icontrol

June 23, 2016Martha Entwistle

TYSONS, Va. and PHILADELPHIA—Interactive services platform provider and cable giant Comcast today signed agreements to acquire different business units of platform provider Icontrol Networks, based in Redwood City, Calif.Security Systems News reported on the potential deal on June, a direct competitor to Icontrol, will acquire the Connect and Piper business units from Icontrol for approximately $140 million.Comcast will acquire Icontrol's "Converge" software platform,..., Comcast, Dan Herscovici, iControl, Imperial Capital, Jay Kenny, Raymond James

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JCI and Tyco announce post-merger executive line-up

May 27, 2016Martha Entwistle

MILWAUKEE and CORK, Ireland—Johnson Controls and Tyco International,which announced plans to merge in January, today announced the post-merger executive line-up.The deal is expected to close Oct. 1, 2016.Seven corporate executive officers were named, and seven business leaders were announced.Five of the seven corporate executive officers are JCI employees who currently hold the same role at JCI that they will at the combined company. Two of the corporate executive officers come from Tyco.“As...

Alper Cetingok, Johnson Controls, Raymond James, Tyco International

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Apollo to buy ADT for $6.9 billion, combine with Protection 1

February 16, 2016Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Apollo has landed again. After years of rumors that ADT would be acquired by one entity or another, the home and business security giant today announced it has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management for $6.9 billion ($42 per share). Apollo plans to combine ADT with Protection 1 and, according to an ADT news release, “will operate primarily under the ADT brand.”Apollo, which manages $170 billion and is one of the world's largest private equity groups,...

ADT, Alper Cetingok, Apollo, ASG, Protection 1, Raymond James

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Seqouin joins investment firm Raymond James

October 9, 2015SSN Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Raymond James has hired Stephan Segouin as a managing director in the firm's Security, Defense & Government Services Investment Banking practice. Segouin will work with group co-head Alper Cetingok to provide a full range of M&A advisory and capital-raising services to companies in the global security sector. Segouin has more than 23 years of finance and deal experience on both the corporate and investment bank sides. He joins Raymond James from ADT, the largest provider of alarm...

Alper Cetingok, Defense & Government Services Investment Banking practice, M&A, Raymond James, Security, Stephan Seqouin

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Battery Ventures to buy NICE security unit for $100 million

August 3, 2015Martha Entwistle

BOSTON—Battery Ventures, a technology investment firm based here, announced today it will acquire the physical security business unit (PSBU) of NICE Systems for up to $100 million.Jesse Feldman, general partner at Battery Ventures, told Security Systems News that Battery will use the PSBU as a platform for growth and it is interested in possibly acquiring access control capabilities and more analytics capabilities as well.“We have a signed deal. We're just waiting for regulatory approval;...

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Raymond James goes to Washington

July 8, 2015Martha Entwistle

WASHINGTON—Investment banking group Raymond James now has an office here and has added five new bankers to its Security, Defense and Government Services practice.Alper Cetingok, co-head of the Security, Defense and Government Services practice said Raymond James hired John Haggen, who will also serve as co-head of the security practice and as managing director. Haggen comes to Raymond James from BB&T Capital Markets.Cetingok said he's known Haggen for 10 years and lauded his expertise in the...

Alper Cetingok, Andy McEnroe, Ellis Chaplin, John Haggen, Raymond James, Sam Maness, Stefan Leon

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